Tag: Peter Roskam

Why the Illinois GOP got shellacked

To borrow from former President Barack Obama, who once said his own party got shellacked by Republicans, Illinois Democrats ripped the faltering Illinois Republican Party a new one in Tuesday’s midterm elections. How did that happen? Blame the Republicans themselves for their ineptitude. Illinois GOP leaders need to find themselves some new political advisors; the ones now... Read more »

Hey Sean Casten, a fetus is not a gall bladder

Sean Casten, a Democrat running against Rep. Peter Roskam in Chicago’s west suburban 6th congressional district, gets a nomination  for the most heartless and cruel statement of the mid-term election campaign. Also dangerous.  I view abortion as a medical procedure like a gall bladder surgery. Roskam in his debate with Casten replied with simple clarity, “Abortion is not gall... Read more »

West suburban GOP congressman Peter Roskam a growing influence in Washington

That’s according to no less an authority than the (liberal) Washington Post. Is Roskam headed for bigger things? Read here.
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Reid or Boehner plan?

Health Care Law 218: a primer

Read it and weep, courtesy of Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) Washington, Mar 29 – Washington, DC – Today, Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), Deputy Whip and Ways and Means Committee member, announced open registration for a new educational course called Healthcare 218: Intro to the Democrat Health Plan.  With 218 days between now and November 2, 2010,... Read more »

Illinois unemployment rises

Hey, what happened to all those jobs that the stimulus, TARP and other harebrained plans were supposed to generate. Said the AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 43 states last month, the government said Friday, painting a bleak picture of the job market that illustrated nationwide data released two weeks ago. In Illinois,... Read more »
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